Lessons From World Maestro
I want to listen to your reasons for wanting to learn, your goals of where you want your skills to get to, and then we get to work.
We will build a schedule and plan to make sure you develop good learning and growing habits.
I am available between lessons for free when you want me to quickly check for you.
Nothing worse than getting stuck on something and being 5 days away from your next lesson right?
I'm a tv composer, international composer and performer, and life long teacher and learner.
I've worked in the music industry for my entire life. I've spent years doing many different jobs in the world of music.
Able to read music
Types of drums
Student have drums
Photos and videos
Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
In the first lesson we will take our time, relax, and allow you to show off your current level. I do not charge extra if this lesson goes over, which it generally does. It is very important to get the most acccurate gauge of where you are and what your goals are.
From there, we build a plan together to get you on track to reach your goals.
I'm also available to weekly students via text and email between lessons for questions!
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Bachelor's of Music in Jazz Performance.
10+ years of composing music for TV.
3 years conducting an American-Chinese Orchestra.
10 years directing a world music ensemble
International performances and commissions throughout my career.
What types of students have you worked with?
I've worked with students as young as 4 and as old as +65
Skill levels have ranged from absolute beginner to professional.
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
I recently was invited to work alongside Mestre Pablo in Rio de Janeiro for a major performance in the Sambadrome for 2020 Carnival where I performed in front of millions nationwide.
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
Ask your questions. Don't be shy. We can only help you when we know you.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
If you don't know what to ask, let us know that.
Understand that lessons is only one piece and you need to allot daily time to practice what a teacher is giving you.